Category Archives: Critters

Raising Pastured Chickens for Meat: Part 2

In part one of this blog series we discussed some of the reasons we raise our own meat, how much it costs, bringing home your new chicks and setting up their brooder. Part two will discuss keeping the birds on … Continue reading

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Raising Pastured Chickens: Part 1

This post is to be the first installment of a 3 or 4 part series. This year marks our third season raising our own chicken and the first raising a few extra to sell, so i figured it would be … Continue reading

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Custom Nubbins: Maslow and Valerie

It’s Fiber Friday once again and i’m pleased to feature two adorable corgis and their custom Nubbins, Valerie and Maslow. Thanks to their mama for sending me these great photos, which i plan to include in my 2017 Fiber Friends … Continue reading

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All Wire Rabbit “Tractor” for Safely Pastured Rabbits

I raise New Zealand rabbits for meat, breeding stock, and participation in the occasional rabbit show. One of the most common misconceptions i run into from folks not used to rabbits as livestock is “aren’t they unhappy in wire cages?” … Continue reading

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